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Amgen Associate Manufacturing Nights in West Greenwich, Rhode Island


You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.

Associate Manufacturing - Nights (C Shift) - 7pm - 7am


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world! In this vital role, you will perform operations in Manufacturing (AR30), specifically in Solutions Prep and Logistics, at Amgen's innovative Rhode Island facility. You will perform and monitor critical processes while following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and batch records.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform in-process sampling of solutions applying analytical equipment.

  • Perform hands-on operations that involve weighing out materials, batching large scale solutions, Inspecting and installing single use components and breaking down vessels.

  • Perform technical writing to draft and revise documents such as Manufacturing Procedures, Deviations, Safety Reporting, and Equipment logs.

  • Conduct basic troubleshooting and assist in the review of documentation for assigned functions.

  • Opportunities to participate in cross-functional teams to expand technical background in the bio-technologies industry.

  • Identify, recommend and implement improvements related to CAPAs or Continuous Improvement initiatives.

  • Maintaining an inspection ready work space.

  • Organizing and maintaining material inventory in the manufacturing space.

  • Interfacing with multiple computer systems (Delta V/EBRs) simultaneously to execute operations or troubleshoot issues on the floor.

This role is expected to work a 12-hour shift on a rotating schedule. The shift pattern will be 7PM-7AM, with a two-week rotation covering 7 days per rotation. The rotating shift offers several benefits, with an average of 14 days on shift per month with every other weekend off. In addition any Sundays worked receive Premium pay. The schedule during the initial on-boarding phase for this role (2-6 weeks) will be administrative (Monday through Friday, approximately 8am to 5pm).


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The dedicated professional we seek is an excellent teammate with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school/GED + 2 years of manufacturing or operations work experience OR

  • Associate’s + 6 months of manufacturing or operations work experience OR

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering

  • Knowledge of large-scale biotechnology operations such as purification, cell culture, aseptic processing, etc.

  • Knowledge of Single-use-Systems

  • CFR and Regulatory knowledge

  • Mechanical ability/expertise

  • Basic statistical mathematical skills

  • Ability to interpret and apply GMP knowledge

  • Understanding of analytical methods for manufacturing area

  • Demonstrated technical writing capability

  • Able to demonstrate project management skills and presentation skills

  • Ability to understand, apply and evaluate basic chemistry, biology and physical principles

  • Basic troubleshooting skills on production equipment

  • Experience with Delta V

  • Experience with lab equipment/testing


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.